What is the difference between Funeral flowers and Sympathy flowers?

Funeral Flowers are for the funeral service and go directly to the funeral home, they are a tribute to the deceased. Sympathy flowers to to the home of the deceased and should be addressed to a loved one who has suffered the recent loss.

What is the most appropriate type of arrangement?

A wreath is without a doubt the most popular choice for funerals and most people will request a wreath to be made up to a certain value using the requested flowers. A wreath is a floral presentation often used because a circle symbolizes eternal life. Alongside wreaths there are many other types of popular arrangements such as a spray - flowers designed for viewing from one side only , hearts & cushions and also special tributes - specially designed in the shapes of crosses, teddy bears or iconic symbols.

What should I send for a cremation?

Cremation is becoming more and more popular nowadays and people are confused about proper flower etiquette. Simply put, just because there’s no body doesn’t mean you shouldn’t send flowers. In this case, Sympathy flowers would be a good option in this case to express your sympathy for the family of the deceased.

What flower types are appropriate?

Carnations are one of the most popular choices for sympathy arrangements. A red carnation evokes admiration while a pink carnation stands for remembrance. White carnations stand for pure love and innocence. Lillie’s roses and gerbera are also popular choices.

What message should I include on the card?

A personal note in remembrance of the deceased in usually included. A praise or tribute is usually expressed or simply a note to say 'we are thinking of you' message with the flowers would be especially nice for the family. Any support you can offer will let the family know you care. Be sure to write who it is from so that the family knows the sender.

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